Author: Madelyn Miller

Think of all the things you hate – is a tree included in that list? In this episode of Beyond Footnotes, we sit down with Dr. Catherine McNeur to discuss her recent research into the much-aligned ailanthus tree and how it became to be so hated.   Also known as the Tree of Heaven, and […]

  In this episode we interview Bryce Henry, archivist at the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Archive, and Cris Paschild, University Archivist and head of Special Collections here at Portland State.   We discuss the various pathways to a career in archival, library, and records management, talk about the differences between archivists and historians, and get […]

In this episode we sit down with Dr. Vivek Shandas, professor of Urban Studies and Planning here at Portland State. One of Dr. Shandas’ most recent projects,, connects environmental science and public history by providing a platform for Portlanders to share stories and memories about their favorite trees. We discussed the Canopy Story project, […]

Get to Know Beyond Footnotes! In this episode, we take a break from interviewing local historians to interview each other about school, work, and our love of history. Lily Hart is a history major focusing on Indigenous history and Public History. When she’s not hosting Beyond Footnotes, Lily works at the Confluence Project and the […]

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